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Listed Building: SMERRILLS FARMHOUSE (1096603)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 468, 4, 2
Date assigned Wednesday, January 20, 1988
Date last amended


Farmhouse. Late C17, altered in late C19. Red brick with stone and brick dressings. Double range slate roof with brick coped gables and two large brick gable stacks, just inside the copings. Plinth and first and second floor plain bands, as well as plain bands at eaves level on gable walls and over the garret windows. Square in plan, two bays and three storeys plus garrets. South elevation has C20 lean-to porch over off-centre doorcase with chamfered stone lintel. To either. side C19, 3-light casement windows, also under chamfered stone lintels and to east another doorcase with panelled door and similar lintel. Above two C19 3-light casements under chamfered lintels. Above again similar, shallower windows. Similar windows to rear elevation plus central stair windows at half landing level. Gable walls have small garret windows in each gable. Interior has inglenook fireplaces to two southern ground floor rooms, and original, oak panelled doors in thick, staff moulded, oak frames to ground and first floor rooms. Fine dogleg, turned baluster staircase through four floors with moulded handrail, moulded finials to stiles and wide oak treads. Attics and second floor rooms have original oak plank doors. The staircase well and the first and second floor rooms are unusual in never having been plastered. Ground floor ceiling beams are ovolo moulded with bar stops, elsewhere beams are chamfered with ogee stops. Listing NGR: SK2839834796

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Grid reference SK 28397 34790 (point)
Map sheet SK23SE

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Nov 23 2015 10:51AM

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